Posts tagged centennial
Recovery Tips for 19.4

Read below for my tips on how to recover from 19.4 so you can train this week or re-test the workout in a few days! This one looks to be pretty re-testable, so learn from your first attempt, recover, and go get a better score!

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Recovery Tips for 19.3

If you were anything like me, your shoulders were smoked! Read below for my tips on how to recover from 19.3 so you can train this week or re-test the workout in a few days! This one looks to be pretty re-testable, so learn from your first attempt, recover, and go get a better score!

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Recovery Tips for 19.2

If you were anything like me, your legs were blown up! Read below for my tips on how to recover from 19.2 so you can train this week or re-test the workout in a few days! If you’re re-testing this one, you might want to consider doing this protocol a few times between now and your do-over. You’re going to be pretty sore after this one.

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Recovery Tips for 19.1

The first workout of the 2019 CrossFit Open has now come and gone. Oh my quads, that was a burner! For those who missed it, 19.1 was a simple couplet of wall balls and rowing. But anyone with experience in CrossFit knows that simple and easy are NOT the same thing.

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Here’s what you need to have your best CrossFit Open performance.

There’s no way around it; these next 5 weeks are going to be tough. The workouts will challenge you to find gears you didn’t know you have and to perform movements you may not usually do – who else got their first muscle up in the Open? I did! In order to perform your best and to reduce your risk of injury, these 4 things will be key over the next few weeks.

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Our Best Tips For Protecting Your Low Back

Most people think of lower back injuries as a sudden traumatic event that occurs while lifting, bending or twisting. This is sometimes the case, but more often lower back injuries occur due to microtrauma - small, repetitive injuries over time. In this post, I aim to help you strengthen your low back and give you tips on how to avoid or lessen low back pain episodes before they occur.

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How We Use Exercise to Treat Low Back Pain

Whether you are an avid athlete, desk jockey, or active lifestyle person, integrating proper fitness with corrective exercises and body work is the key to preventing low back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions.

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Two Commonly Overlooked Causes of Shoulder Pain

Pain in the front of our shoulder can be very frustrating and can even force you to modify your training. Whether you are training for a big CrossFit competition, or just working out to be healthy and active, the same pain can happen and potentially sideline you. But where does the pain come from?

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My Spinal Hygiene Routine

Desk jobs are everywhere and unavoidable in our modern working culture. Even my job as a chiropractor requires a lot more sitting and typing that I would like it to. Extended sitting over a career can lead to many conditions such as weight gain and musculoskeletal pain syndromes like headaches, neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, and hip tightness just to name a few. These conditions often persist because of inadequate self care at home. To best illustrate this, let’s take a look at another common complaint that I can’t really do anything about - dental cavities.

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